Friday, 21 June 2019 09:55

DIRA changes fall short – farmers

Farmers want dairy industry regulations to apply equally to all milk processors in New Zealand.

Published in General News

Fonterra farmers won’t be overly happy with changes announced last week to legislation governing the dairy industry.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 12:55

Fonterra seeking a level playing field

Fonterra says the Government has missed an opportunity to create a level playing field for competition in the dairy industry.

Published in General News

Fonterra says the proposed changes to DIRA announced today will bring some improvements to the sector, but it also represents a missed opportunity to better support New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 08:55

No ‘major’ changes to DIRA

There will be no major changes to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA), says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 April 2019 08:55

DIRA changes are coming

The reform of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) need not be radical but there will be some changes, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has indicated.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 09:10

DIRA changes ‘won’t be radical’

The reform of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) need not be radical but there will be some changes, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has indicated.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 March 2019 08:46

Keep Dira, but change needed

Westland Milk Products says the DIRA is still needed, but with some changes.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 28 February 2019 08:49

DIRA must be modernised

Here are excerpts from Fonterra’s submission to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) review, signed by chief executive Miles Hurrell.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 10:33

DIRA has done its dash

Fonterra farmers say the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA) has achieved its purpose — now it's time for a new act.

Published in General News
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